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Morgan scores and Naeher saves in 2-1 victory over England.

Alex Morgan celebrated her go-ahead goal with a cheeky tea-sipping celebration and Alyssa Naeher stopped a late penalty kick to send the United States into the final at the Women's World Cup with a 2-1 victory over England on Tuesday night.

US closes Jerusalem consulate, demoting Palestinian mission

The United States has officially shuttered its consulate in Jerusalem, downgrading the status of its main diplomatic mission to the Palestinians by folding it into the U.S. Embassy to Israel.

Venezuela’s Maduro seeks UN cooperation

Venezuelan Foreign Minister Jorge Arreaza says he told U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres that the government of Nicolas Maduro wants "deepening cooperation" with U.N. agencies in areas "impacted by the international assault by the United States." But he insists "there isn't a humanitarian crisis" and wouldn't say whether he asked the U.N. for food or medicine.
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Progressive activists host “Vigil for Democracy” in wake of U.S.-Russia Summit

Dozens of people are expected to gather in front of the courthouse in Lexington Wednesday night to show their displeasure with President Trump's handling of this weeks U.S.-Russia summit.

US leaving UN’s Human Rights Council, cites anti-Israel bias

The United States is leaving the United Nations’ Human Rights Council, which Ambassador Nikki Haley called “an organization that is not worthy of its name.” It’s the latest withdrawal by the Trump administration from an international institution.

Iran says ‘sham’ US policy to reap ‘ill rewards’

Iran's foreign minister has taken to Twitter to criticize a speech by U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo that took a hard line on the Islamic Republic.
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UK Cheerleaders chosen to represent U.S.A. at Winter Olympics

The National Champion University of Kentucky Cheerleaders will represent the United States at the Winter Olympics in South Korea.
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Kentuckians react to U.S. recognition of Jerusalem as Israeli capitol

Protests have erupted across the world, after President Trump's announcement the United States will recognize Jerusalem as the capitol of Israel.
John Yarmuth

Yarmuth to seek re-election in 3rd District

The only Democrat in Kentucky's congressional delegation has announced that he'll run for re-election next year.
Neil Gorsuch

Gorsuch pledges to be ‘servant’ of Constitution

Justice Neil Gorsuch is thanking his former law clerks, family and friends as he is sworn into the Supreme Court during a White House ceremony.

Russia decries ‘clear act of aggression’ in US strike on Syria

Russia on Friday slammed the U.S. decision to launch airstrikes against a Syrian air base in retaliation for a chemical weapons attack by the Syrian government, calling the military action a "clear act of aggression" that would "further undermine Russo-American relations."

US launches strike on Syria air base after chemical weapons attack

Responding to a Syrian chemical weapons attack on Tuesday that left scores dead, the United States initiated a military strike Thursday on an airbase...

Statement from Pentagon on U.S. strike in Syria

Read the statement from the Pentagon on the U.S. strike in Syria.
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US attacks Syrian air base with cruise missiles

The United States has attacked a Syrian air base with roughly 60 cruise missiles in response to a chemical weapons attack it blames on President Bashar Assad.

Kentuckiana Post Offices host passport fairs

Post offices across the state are urging residents to avoid the summer rush and apply for your passport at several Post Office locations across Kentuckiana this Saturday.
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Crowd Fills Christ Church Cathedral for Refugee Event

So many people turned out Tuesday night to show support for refugees in Lexington that event organizers feared that fire codes would be violated at Christ Church Cathedral.
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Historic commercial flight from US lands in Cuba

The first commercial flight between the United States and Cuba in more than a half century landed in the central city of Santa Clara on Wednesday morning, re-establishing regular air service severed at the height of the Cold War.
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UPDATE: U.S. Capitol building no longer on lockdown.

The U.S. Capitol building is no longer on lockdown.
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Bodies of couple killed in Brussels return to U.S.

The bodies of a Lexington native and her husband - killed in terrorist attacks in Brussels almost two weeks ago - are back home.
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Attorney: Kim Davis met privately with Pope

WASHINGTON, D.C. (WTVQ) - Rowan County Clerk Kim Davis and her husband had a private audience with Pope Francis last Thursday at the Vatican...

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